The New Iron Curtain

Since about the time he took over the primetime slot for Fox News, people have been predicting that Fox would fire Tucker Carlson. The regime toadies said he would be fired due to his reckless heresy. He talked about taboo topics and questioned official dogma, which can never be allowed. The so-called conservatives repeated the same lines, as is their habit. Normal people, of course, know that anyone speaking truth to power is not going to last long in the modern media.

It turns out that Tucker was not fired for anything he said in particular, but most likely as a result of the lawsuit Fox settled with Dominion Voting Systems. It is possible that as part of the settlement, Fox agreed to get rid of people hated by the regime. The first to go was Dan Bongino, who was sacked before the ink was dry. Carlson got the axe Monday morning, which suggests it took them a while to find evidence to fire him with cause, thus voiding his contract.

On the other hand, the lawsuit could simply have frightened or embarrassed the plutocrats who own Fox News. They are regime members, after all, which means they care first and foremost about regime opinion. Tucker has no doubt been a problem in this regard for a long time. This embarrassing lawsuit, punishment by the regime for Fox not falling in line, may have frightened the Murdoch clan. Firing Tucker is a way to win back support of their social class.

As is always the case, the hot take people are rushing forth to give their hot take on what happened and why. Some claim it was due to a lawsuit from one of the usual suspects that triggered the move. Zombies from Conservative Inc think it is due to Tucker using mean words that hurt their feelings. Others claim that the Murdoch family was scandalized by Tucker questioning the J6 narrative. David French thinks it is all about him because David French is a narcissistic simpleton.

The most likely explanation is that Fox either agreed to clean house as part of the settlement or they got the message being sent by these lawsuits. Fox getting sued over election stuff is ridiculous, but the full might of the regime was brought to bear so that it was clearly impossible for Fox to get a fair trial. The judge ruled against them at every turn, so Fox had no choice but to settle. There is another case out there as well, so they have to play ball or face bankruptcy.

This may seem farfetched but consider that the New York Times was sued by Sarah Palin for defamation and won, despite their own emails admitting that they defamed Palin and did so knowingly. Granted, the judge in the case told the jury to rule in favor of the Times, but it is a good example of how the courts treat the media. It is incredibly hard to sue the media, even when they willingly lie about you. Yet somehow the court went the opposite way in this Fox News case.

What is happening right in front of our eyes is the weaponization of the court system by the regime to suppress dissent. They cannot shut down a cable channel or throw their hosts in prison, but they can lawfare into bankruptcy any organization that violates the ideology of the regime. In other words, they told Rupert Murdoch that he can run his operation as he sees fit, but they will sue him into the poorhouse if he steps out of line or fails to get rid of people who violate regime dogma.

This is merely the highest profile example of this new control mechanism. The Alex Jones case is another example. Jones was tagged with a billion in damages for saying nutty things about the school shooting in Connecticut. Like the Fox News case, the particulars were just an excuse to force Jones into a morality play in which he was the villain, and the jury was instructed to condemn him. He never stood a chance at trial because the trial was rigged from the start.

The same thing is now happening to VDare. The state of New York is suing the group because they do not like their politics. You can read the case documents here and what you will find is a prime example of lawfare. What Laquanda Adams is doing is using the process as a punishment. On the one hand, it will cost VDare millions of dollars to defend themselves. On the other hand, it is an effort to scare away potential donors who may be hauled into court as well.

New York did the same trick to the National Rifle Association. They used the court system to batter them into bankruptcy. This is made easier by a court system filled with judges who think this is a great idea. Even if a judge is uncomfortable with these Stalinist tactics, they understand power. If they want to stay on the bench or move up the ranks, they have to do what the regime demands. If the regime can take down Fox News, they can take down a judge.

Lawfare is not a new thing. Shakedown operations like the alphabet soup gang have been using lawfare for decades. They would jurisdiction shop for a court that would hear their novel legal theory. Then they would judge shop for one of their co-ideologues and before long a heretic is in an unwinnable court case. The most recent example of this sort of grift is the Charlottesville civil cases. The whole stinking affair was an affront to civil society and the rule of law.

What is happening now is that these small-time rackets have been institutionalized into a tool of the regime. Since they can use the court to take away all of your money for any reason they like, they can suppress the speech they dislike by threatening to impoverish anyone that entertains unapproved speech. Since the law is the last resort for the weak seeking protection from the powerful, the regime has effectively closed off the last civil route to challenging regime policies and programs.

In effect an iron curtain is descending across American society. On one side are the regime leaders and their toadies. They get to indulge in the material benefits of the shrinking American pie. On the other side are the common people struggling to come to terms with what these people have done to their country. For now, the real power of that iron curtain is that the people on the losing side refuse to believe it is there and instead keep operating under the old rules.


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No opinion
1 year ago

“ Jones was tagged with a billion in damages for saying nutty things about the school shooting in Connecticut.”

Yup. Nothing whatsoever odd about that school shooting.

Clearly, Z was otherwise occupied and spent no effort looking at the evidence. Which has now been scrupulously scrubbed from the www.

My Comment
My Comment
1 year ago

Did citizens of the USSR embrace censorship and crushing dissent (or at least not care about what was happening) as do most people in America?

Good Whites want even more censorship with harsher penalties. They are frustrated that there is any freedom left.

Many bad Whites don’t really care all than much if they can have guns and grill.

Non whites don’t care.

We are really talking about a minority of whites who care about this and they are deemed the evil, expendable ones who are getting replaced and persecuted if uppity

fakeemail
fakeemail
1 year ago

I’m not convinced that Tucker wasn’t controlled opposition, anyway. Obviously, he had to make sure that he just went up to the line and not across, but still. . .when the election was CLEARLY stolen he towed the mainstream line that that was “baseless.” I was done with him for a while after that. Plus, I didn’t forget his younger years when he was the obnoxious bow-tie guy. It seemed to me that he was just another useful “release valve” or “limited hangout” for all the Normie Grillers. His viewers can blow their load on how the Left is screwing… Read more »

Compsci
Compsci
Reply to  fakeemail
1 year ago

Yep. I consider it a measure of how in the bag for the griller narrative one is by how vehemently the concept of a rigged/corrupted election is denied. Hell, Hugh Hewitt (horrible neocon) simply hangs up on such callers to his show. Calling them nut cases. He then would announce gratuitously that no such evidence of fraud exists and then turn back to the old “try harder, vote harder, we’ll get them next year”, trope. Now the exquisite irony is that Hugh Hewitt wrote a book during the Obama election titled, “They can’t cheat if it isn’t close”. The content… Read more »

Jeffrey Zoar
Jeffrey Zoar
Reply to  fakeemail
1 year ago

When you wage a war on white people, no matter how clandestinely you try to do it, if you are effective then eventually, inevitably, there comes a point when people start to notice. So sometime after that point is crossed, the controlled opposition will also have to acknowledge it, if it is to be viable controlled opposition.

That’s pretty much how I saw Tucker.

I don’t guess we’re all that far away from “the conservative case for the war on white people”

polack
polack
Reply to  Jeffrey Zoar
1 year ago

“nevitably, there comes a point when people start to notice”

Limited hangout only works if you can distract or intimidate people from digging a little bit deeper. Worsening economy and disintegrating public order is in the plain sight now, so distrating people from noticing things gets harder and harder every day. There’s not much left to incentivize obedience with either.

What’s left is intimidation and totalitarian control of the flow of information.

Soft conttols are for the good times.

cg2
cg2
1 year ago

Thought maybe Tuckers problem might be key demos, but apparently not. Crushed the others in total viewers, but also pretty impressive victory in the 25-54.

https://www.adweek.com/tvnewser/thursday-march-17-scoreboard-tucker-carlson-leads-fox-news-to-wins-in-demo-total-viewers/503595/

And as of a year ago, also drew more Democrats than the other cable news.

https://www.thewrap.com/tucker-carlson-liberal-viewership-fox-news/

The Wild Geese Howard
The Wild Geese Howard
1 year ago

OT:

The South African power grid is so degraded global platinum production is at risk:

https://www.zerohedge.com/commodities/investors-panic-platinum-etfs-south-african-power-crisis-threatens-global-supply

Ostei Kozelskii
Member
Reply to  The Wild Geese Howard
1 year ago

Africa always wins.

Gunner Q
1 year ago

Fox’s lawsuit is not the same as Alex Jones’. Fox settled for nearly the amount that the suit was demanding, then they crippled themselves by getting rid of their prime talent. The lawsuit would have hurt, assuming no chance of victory, but the settlement will be fatal. The correct move, if Fox had decided they were going to be railroaded, was going scorched earth. There’s a ton of material they could have put out, and plenty of Normies who would have listened. They had a defense but they refused to use it. Just like Trump, Fox complained then complied. For… Read more »

Bourbon
Bourbon
Reply to  Gunner Q
1 year ago

Gμnner Q: “Fox’s lawsuit is not the same as Alex Jones’. Fox settled for nearly the amount that the suit was demanding, then they crippled themselves by getting rid of their prime talent.” I read Z to be implying/stating that the firing of Tucker was part and parcel of the Dominion settlement [especially implying that perhaps Dominion wouldn’t accept a settlement which did NOT involve Tucker being fired]. Whereas you seem to be implying that the Dominion settlement and the firing of Tucker Carlson were two distinctly different parallel events which had no causal relationship with one another. You might… Read more »

miforest
Member
Reply to  Bourbon
1 year ago

yes! a dominion bribe!

Jeffrey Zoar
Jeffrey Zoar
Reply to  Bourbon
1 year ago

Money laundering in plain sight is what I’ve been thinking, whether it was for those reasons or others. There is no other explanation for Murdoch to settle so quickly, for such a large amount, except that he genuinely wanted Dominion to have the money.

Davidcito
Davidcito
Reply to  Jeffrey Zoar
1 year ago

Good point. Hey theres a town named Zoar in the midwest. Any relation?

Jeffrey Zoar
Jeffrey Zoar
Reply to  Davidcito
1 year ago

The town in Ohio and the now extinct entity from which I draw the last half of my screen name probably got their inspiration from the same biblical source.

Gunner Q
Reply to  Bourbon
1 year ago

I would agree with Z that Tucker’s firing is probably part of the settlement. That would be a second major difference between the lawsuits: AJ didn’t push any colleagues under the bus. Let alone for the privilege of a preemptive defeat.

Bourbon
Bourbon
Reply to  Gunner Q
1 year ago

I see it as a Win-Win-Win for the Deep State and the Five Eyes [plus of course the Mossad & the Council of the Sanhedrin]. They get rid of anti-White-genocide anti-semite Tucker Carlson, and they infuse Dominion with ONE BILLION DOLLARS in capital, so Dominion can go on a buying spree and seize market dominance [likely monopoly status, once the smoke clears]. All the state officials, who oversaw the contract bids, and settled on the winners for the election machine contracts, are gonna be like, “Uh, uh, bro, uhh, we, uhhh, we signed that ten year contract with ‘Joe’s Pizza… Read more »

Bourbon
Bourbon
Reply to  Bourbon
1 year ago

From the archives:

Tucker Carlson film on George Soros is his latest antisemitic dog-whistle

Feb 3 2022

https://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/4148379/posts

Vinnyvette
Vinnyvette
1 year ago

Carlson recently moved to Florida. It’s no coincidence that the two Republican front runners for president are in Florida. Carlson is now freed up to run as Trump or DeSantis’s VP.
At minimum a campaign advisor to one or the other.

Hemid
Hemid
Reply to  Vinnyvette
1 year ago

I want to know what extremely non-white person decided that the good guys all have to move to the state with the worst weather.

RoBG
RoBG
Reply to  Vinnyvette
1 year ago

He splits his time between Maine and Florida. That just makes sense tax-wise.

miforest
Member
Reply to  Vinnyvette
1 year ago

sounds like a Q theory to me .

c matt
c matt
Reply to  Vinnyvette
1 year ago

The ideal is winter in the South, summer in the North. Many such cases.

Jeffrey Zoar
Jeffrey Zoar
1 year ago

The regime stopped surprising me a few years ago, after I came to terms with its true nature. Next time it does I will let you know. Still, it is hard to take it seriously. On the one hand, within its geographical realm it is basically all powerful, on the other hand, it is earnestly and fervently hell bent on economically crippling itself with climate wunderwaffen, vibrancy, and degeneracy. If I live as long as my parents did then I will live to see a sharp decline in its power and perhaps its end. If I live as long as… Read more »

Alzaebo
Reply to  Jeffrey Zoar
1 year ago

Jimmy the Greek, I remember!
That was a setup, for sure.
All the black girls at work were steaming over “big black mamas (and papas).”

And that’s the nature of court society: to get ahead, accuse someone of something. Screw that “better mousetrap” booswash.

Ostei Kozelskii
Member
Reply to  Jeffrey Zoar
1 year ago

Before there was Jimmy the Greek, there was the cancellation of the Frito Bandito. But I’ll grant you that the defenestration of Jimmy was more likely the inflection point.

ray
ray
Reply to  Ostei Kozelskii
1 year ago

Indeed. The line was crossed irreversibly when they silenced the Frito Bandito.

I loved Mr. Frito!

Ostei Kozelskii
Member
Reply to  ray
1 year ago

The li’l brown feller with the sombrero was like a god to me…

**sniffle, sniffle**

ray
ray
Reply to  Ostei Kozelskii
1 year ago

Mr. Frito god blessim’ was (snerkle snif snif) an excellent little fellow — always impeccably attired — who became on occasion a bit too passionate about his corn chips. Man liked his chips.

I am to judge because a Sanctuary Seeker enjoys corn chips? Seems downright unChristian.

Guest
Guest
1 year ago

Long-time practicing attorney here. Regarding lawfare, the political/legal left developed a highly successful forum/judge shopping litigation technique in the 90s of filing basically identical complaints in multiple friendly jurisdictions, filing a stay of litigation in the cases, then waiting to see which judges the cases were assigned. They would choose the friendliest forum/judge and drop the remaining cases. The case with the friendliest forum/judge would proceed. Forum/judge shopping like this is completely unethical. If a private attorney did this on behalf of a corporate (or private) client, the attorney would likely be disbarred, or at least censured, and sanctioned, and… Read more »

Stranger in a Strange Land
Stranger in a Strange Land
Reply to  Guest
1 year ago

Any jurisdictions colder than Nome?
Guam far enough away – plus it might tip over.

Ostei Kozelskii
Member
Reply to  Stranger in a Strange Land
1 year ago

Dat Gwam be fixin ta tip over, Nome sane? I aint goin out ta dat beetch. Sheeeeeiit

crabe-tambour
crabe-tambour
Reply to  Stranger in a Strange Land
1 year ago

If it isn’t immersed–Global warming/climate change, dontcha know.

Ploppy
Ploppy
Reply to  Guest
1 year ago

What about reassigning them to Hades?

Xman
Xman
Reply to  Guest
1 year ago

Barratry used to be unethical and in some jurisdictions illegal.

Now it’s SOP.

ray
ray
Reply to  Guest
1 year ago

I worked in state court administration, and for a state S.C., for most of the Eighties. I interacted daily with S.C. justices, other appellate justices, and trial court judges. Even back then, girls were pouring out of law schools. I shudder to think what Boalt Hall and Stanford Law now are producing, forty years of intense conditioning and empowerment. Justices and judges come from law schools, of course . . . typically the higher-profile law schools. When I was young the courts were corrupted merely by bribes and nepotism, but for many decades U.S. courts have been ruined by justices… Read more »

pyrrhus
pyrrhus
Reply to  Guest
1 year ago

Yep…Maybe we could set up a Federal court on the North Slope of Alaska for politicized cases, with the oil workers as jurors…

Bourbon
Bourbon
Reply to  Guest
1 year ago

Do you suppose this new unconstitutional tax on people with good credit might be the straw which breaks Civnat G. Normiecon’s back? ========== ‘It’s going to hit the consumer hard,’ Those with higher credit scores may pay higher mortgage fees https://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/4148203/posts ========== If you’re a mid-20s White boy, or White girl, who took on about $300,000 of student loan debt in order to get a JD or an MD or an Accounting PhD or similar, and you busted your posterior to keep a 3.85 GPA, and you’re looking at getting married, and starting a fambly – but to purchase that… Read more »

miforest
Member
Reply to  Bourbon
1 year ago

Oh you wild eyed dreamer.! Joe normie is terminally dense. no. nobody will be awakened by that. for heavens sale , all thats gone on in the last 5 years and you think THAT is a big deal?!?

Bourbon
Bourbon
Reply to  miforest
1 year ago

miforest: “you think THAT is a big deal?!?” Imagine a budding young Karen, with an Accounting Bachelor’s from Penn and an MBA from Stanford, and a 3.89 GPA [combining both undergrad & grad skrewl GPAs], and then try to imagine how budding young Karen is gonna react when she discovers that she has to finance her Whiteopia starter home at 7.5%, but her classmate, Shaneequa, with the 1.63 GPA, only has to finance at 2.5%, putting Karen in a 2750 sq ft starter home, whilst her classmate, Shaneequa, gets placed in a 7000 sq ft starter home, then, yeah, I… Read more »

c matt
c matt
Reply to  Bourbon
1 year ago

My understanding is that people with above 620 credit scores will pay 1 point (don’t know if this means one point higher than before, or simply one point), and people with less 620 credit score will pay 1.75, which is down from 3.5. So while one is increased and the other decreased, there is still a nominal difference of 0.75. As far as the larger down payment penalty, seems you could just put less down, and then make a principal payment after the purchase. But I don’t know the specifics of the new rule and what shenanigans it involves.

fakeemail
fakeemail
Reply to  Bourbon
1 year ago

thumbs up for “fambly”

Ted Ropple
1 year ago

WSJ reports that Carlson’s contract will be paid in full.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/tucker-carlson-is-leaving-fox-news-db31f2fa?mod=djemalertNEWS

Bilejones
Member
Reply to  Ted Ropple
1 year ago

$20m pa for 3 more years.

The Wild Geese Howard
The Wild Geese Howard
Reply to  Bilejones
1 year ago

So Tuck just doubled up on the infamous Bobby Bonilla contract in 1/5th the time?

Well played Carlson, well played.

Bilejones
Member
Reply to  The Wild Geese Howard
1 year ago

I think Tuckers always had F-You money.

Bartleby the Scrivner
Bartleby the Scrivner
Reply to  Ted Ropple
1 year ago

Whether you love him or hate him, good for him.

Is that Eff you money?

If so, it will be interesting to see what he dies,(or doesn’t do).

I would take care of my kids and buy the biggest popcorn machine possible.

Vittorio Romano
Vittorio Romano
Reply to  Bartleby the Scrivner
1 year ago

He’s the heir to the Swanson family fortune. He always had FU money.

RoBG
RoBG
Reply to  Vittorio Romano
1 year ago

That was his father’s second wife. (Her family sold Swanson Foods back in the 50s.) His own mother abandoned the family when he and his brother were little kids.

pyrrhus
pyrrhus
Reply to  Bartleby the Scrivner
1 year ago

Tucker was already worth more than $300 million, so no changes in lifestyle necessary…

Intelligent Dasein
Intelligent Dasein
Member
1 year ago

“For now, the real power of that iron curtain is that the people on the losing side refuse to believe it is there and instead keep operating under the old rules.” I take your point; however, I’m not sure this is really true. It may have been true 10 years ago, but not anymore. The Covid lockdowns were a bridge too far, and I think many people got a strong subliminal message that law and order didn’t matter anymore. Most people are no longer playing the game because they believe in it. They are only playing the game because there… Read more »

Compsci
Compsci
Reply to  Intelligent Dasein
1 year ago

Well, there are—as there always are—a few “true believers” out there. Case in point, the few mask wearers that still trot around the stores and such. I hope you are correct and we on the DR underestimate their (our?) numbers.

Jeffrey Zoar
Jeffrey Zoar
Reply to  Compsci
1 year ago

There are more of us than there used to be but not nearly as many of us as there need to be. As I confirm every time I try to do a little subtle evangelizing with Civnat G. Normiecon.

hi ya
hi ya
Reply to  Jeffrey Zoar
1 year ago

im shocked at how hostile normy is. aBut then I think, a society needs people like them. They are the stable ones, they don’t shift easily, they support the society not only in their work and family, but in their mindset.

So they will no doubt go down with the ship in most cases. h

Ostei Kozelskii
Member
Reply to  hi ya
1 year ago

They’re a boon in palmy times, and a debilitating burden in barmy times. We now live, alas, in the latter.

Evil Sandmich
Evil Sandmich
Reply to  Intelligent Dasein
1 year ago

Somewhat of a small, white pill, but I was talking to a somewhat younger normie acquaintance and, unprovoked, expressed their concern that the government was, tdlr, ending as we’ve ever known it and becoming a dictatorship of sorts. This is someone whose spiciest news consumption is occasionally (maybe) watching Fox News so this was a conclusion drawn chiefly from living their everyday life.

manc
manc
Reply to  Intelligent Dasein
1 year ago

This is kinda what I’m noticing as well…an attitude of “yeah, ok, this is all a joke, nothing matters, fuck off”.

We’ll know things have really changed if voter turnout for national elections craters.

Whiskey
Whiskey
1 year ago

Lawfare is going to continue, against every Kulak in the US. It is a grifter’s paradise, now mass grifts against those who cannot fight back, with the full support of the State/Corporate fascist entity. Expect it targeted at you personally, and pretty much anyone who might have supported anyone to the right of Mao. With Carlson gone there is not even a single media voice arguing that this would not be a good idea. Susan Rice was fired as National Security and Domestic Policy advisor, Biden appointed her to both as she could not even pass the Democratic Senate for… Read more »

B125
B125
Reply to  Whiskey
1 year ago

I’ve wondered if/when they are going to start arresting people for say, posting on the Z blog. Or making a donation to VDare.

Or at least, arresting people like Z-man and other writers/hosts/thinkers.

Ricky Vaughan and the prosecution of those pro Russia guys seems to be the beginning of this.

Ploppy
Ploppy
Reply to  B125
1 year ago

It’ll probably proceed according to level of notoriety until they run out of demons to slay in the name of holy progress and have to resort to tearing each other apart in purity spirals. Ironically they’re likely to prey upon the TV Cuckservatives first since even Jared Taylor, despite being the most famous guy on our side, is still largely unknown to normie.

WCiv911
WCiv911
Reply to  B125
1 year ago

…or IRS harassment, B125.

Or, when Central Bank Digital Currency replaces the dollar. Your low social credit score? No cheeseburger for you!

Nick Nolte's Mugshot
Nick Nolte's Mugshot
Reply to  WCiv911
1 year ago

Your debit card won’t let you buy a Big Mac but you will be allowed to buy a jar of powdered cricket protein.

ChaosCandidates
ChaosCandidates
Reply to  Whiskey
1 year ago

I think Rice is a chameleon so I doubt she was canned for being “moderate,” i.e. resisting some or another dumb idea from the Jake Sullivan type of people who have no working experience out of political graft (of course this also goes for Rice, she merely has a lengthier pedigree in the occupation). The other explanation is that she bailed— this would be the truly alarming state of affairs; how bad must things really be, that an exemplar of impressive avarice for executive branch status her whole life would quit on *this* WH? Brings to mind the ironic 4chan… Read more »

Jeffrey Zoar
Jeffrey Zoar
Reply to  ChaosCandidates
1 year ago

Neera Tanden it is being reported

The Wild Geese Howard
The Wild Geese Howard
Reply to  ChaosCandidates
1 year ago

Rice is as swampy as it gets.

It’s hard to believe the drape-wearing Doktor Jill managed to push her out.

trackback
1 year ago

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ray
ray
1 year ago

I worked in the judicial system in the Eighties, interacting with justices and judges daily. The system already was changing back then, with ideologues gradually taking power via judgeships and changes to administrative rules of court. Mostly via the influence of women. The evil family court (read, feminist) sistem was developed and implemented during those years. Even then, girls were pouring outta law schools, and that’s where judges come from, folks. From people — largely female — indoctrinated with decades of woke-fem propaganda. They are full of righteous indignation and passion by the time they reach the bench. Guess which… Read more »

Thgref
Thgref
Reply to  ray
1 year ago

And they attack their fathers, mentors and husband’s almost like they never cared for them in the beginning. And their malw colleagues and relatives allow it to happen and reward them. The dumbest thing in the world. Kennedy and Lucas is just one idiotic example. If you’re close to these types, how disgusting is the interaction? AWFLs are the absolute worst in this day and age in my opinion.

c matt
c matt
Reply to  ray
1 year ago

Ahh for the halcyon days of honest corruption.

NoOneAtAll
NoOneAtAll
Reply to  ray
1 year ago

Embittered MGTOW tier guys are not people the right should be listening to. They do not have a program they only have personal grievances. Sorry personally for their life choices and subsequent life outcomes but these men are an exact analog for the jilted man hating blue haired feminist type. Next rack and a smile they encounter theyll run after and simp just as hard as they did for whatever “evil bitch of an ex!” they last ran after and are currently blaming for all their problems. We need healthy culture and a healthy families and making enemies in our… Read more »

RealityRules
RealityRules
1 year ago

Read that VDARE complaint Z. Wow! It sounds like an angry POC meter maid. You be late respondin tuh me! Dat be a triple fine now!

It is a sham. But, she has the power.

Guest
Guest
Reply to  RealityRules
1 year ago

There’s a decent argument to be made that any right-leaning organization dumb enough to incorporate in New York deserves their fate. What was VDare thinking? Same with the NRA.

Jeffrey Zoar
Jeffrey Zoar
Reply to  Guest
1 year ago

There are still a couple of states that observe Confederate Memorial Day. Perhaps VDare, if it cared about preserving itself, could take the hint. One wonders if they aren’t infected with a similar yankeephilia as the rest of the media.

imbroglio
imbroglio
1 year ago

Megyn Kelley said she thought Tucker’s firing was primarily a business decision. The big brands refused to advertise on Tucker’s show, so the Murdochs sacrificed ratings for what they anticipate will be a larger bottom line from the 8 p.m. weekday slot. Maybe they canned Tucker for other reasons discussed here, but as a poster pointed out, Black Rock/Vanguard has a stake in Dominion and Fox so the settlement or the damages might be a wash for both. People noticed that after Tucker played the first of the J6 tapes, no more tapes followed. It’s possible that the regime decided… Read more »

Jeffrey Zoar
Jeffrey Zoar
Reply to  imbroglio
1 year ago

That’s comedy. If business had anything to do with it Fox wouldn’t have settled the suit, at least not so quickly and for such a large amount.

RoBG
RoBG
Reply to  imbroglio
1 year ago

Given that Tucker replaced *her* there might be a wee bit of schadenfreude on her part. As for ad revenue: it’s peanuts compared to the cable fees baked into the cake for everybody with a subscription, whether they watch or not. Same as all the spanish language stations or “free” sports stations.

Paintersforms
Paintersforms
1 year ago

Please don’t ask me how I know this, but sometimes it’s not that the game is rigged, rather, it’s that playing the game is a tacit admission of guilt, justly or not. And sometimes it takes the desperation that comes from overcoming the fear of destruction— when destruction seems certain— to understand what that statement really means. Fear is the mind-killer and the weapon, but the ordeals it puts you in often evaporate like morning fog when you get over it. Fear is palpable today, but I hope and trust it will give way to desperation, because what’s needed today… Read more »

RVIDXR
RVIDXR
1 year ago

I figured this was inevitable, the dichotomy between him and every other personality at fox was striking. Tucker would be on talking about the decline of the country calling out neocons and then, right after his show ended, Hannity would come on and fellate the very same people that were just being criticized. That had to have been causing friction internally. I remember the one time Hannity attacked Tucker live on air for pointing out Bezos was shilling lockdowns through the Washington Post as Amazon was printing money off of small businesses going under. Leave it to Hannity to defend… Read more »

Getthemoneyfromtheseskels
Getthemoneyfromtheseskels
Reply to  RVIDXR
1 year ago

“…like New York Post…”

New York Compost.

FIFY

Xman
Xman
Reply to  RVIDXR
1 year ago

“Hannity would come on and fellate the very same people”

Hannity is a bootlicking neocon Zionist shill. Nobody screams “controlled opposition fake conservative” more than that cuck. I can’t listen to him at all any more, he practically sickens me.

Jim Traficant (God bless his departed soul) shoved it right up Hannity’s ass like nobody else before or since. Absolutely classic Traficant:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xMzb-SvWcE

Wolf Barney
Wolf Barney
Reply to  Xman
1 year ago

My favorite part is at about 3:40 when Hannity frantically says “are you suggesting that….blah, blah, blah….? Traficant pauses, leans in to the camera…calmly replies, “Sean….I’m not suggesting it, I’m telling it…..”

And Traficant never appeared on Fox News again.

Xman
Xman
Reply to  Wolf Barney
1 year ago

Traficant was practically a John the Baptist prophesying what was coming. He got taken out and sent to prison by the Regime twenty years ago for telling it like it is.

Alzaebo
Reply to  Wolf Barney
1 year ago

Wierd, another clip from Cleveland News said Traficant died in a tractor accident?

Not too much later, perhaps.

RVIDXR
RVIDXR
Reply to  Xman
1 year ago

Traficant always had balls of steel, I’ve seen many clips of him but never that one. I sometimes wonder if Hannity is a true believer, like George Costanza on Seinfeld saying “it’s not a lie if you believe it.” He could certainly fool me with how effortlessly he spouts off bullshit.

A little under a decade before that interview fox was reporting on mossad’s connection to 9/11 in the US, he of course was working for fox when this aired. In hindsight it’s amazing that they reported on this at all, it’s very quaint now.

https://youtu.be/k0fP6t3CPMg

Ostei Kozelskii
Member
Reply to  Xman
1 year ago

It’s entirely possible Hannity’s ass has had plenty of traffic, and not all of it Traficant.

ProZNoV
ProZNoV
Reply to  Xman
1 year ago

I recall Judge Andrew Napolitano was quietly removed in 2017 when he floated the “crazy conspiracy” that Obama was wiretapping President Trump. Also didn’t much care for Abraham Lincoln. Tucker is unique in that he got away with heterodoxy for as long as he did. The fact that the entire “talent” pool at Fox (Hannity, Cavuto, Jenner, etc….millionaires all) aren’t walking out en masse in solidarity tells you all to need to know about controlled opposition, honor among thieves, and how everyone thinking they’ll be the last to the gallows is somehow a viable strategy. —— Wonder if the regime… Read more »

lgbtcow
lgbtcow
Reply to  RVIDXR
1 year ago

“Stunning and brave”/

Maxda
Maxda
Reply to  RVIDXR
1 year ago

My wife would laugh at how fast I would change the channel or turn off the TV when it went from Tucker to Hannity. Usually before he uttered his first word.

Good times.

Tars Tarkas
Tars Tarkas
1 year ago

They have successfully turned the law from a neutral set of rules into a weapon. The facts of the case do not matter. One of the big newspapers claimed James Edwards was a grand pubah of some type in the KKK, despite his never having even been a member of the KKK. He had no connection to the KKK whatsoever. But he did interview David Duke once on his show and so that was close enough for the judge who ruled against him. Cantwell is filing an appeal loaded with racial epithets. I think he should print it out on… Read more »

Captain Willard
Captain Willard
1 year ago

Tucker is pretty popular among the young White right. So in this regard, the sacking is for the best. The young need to get the message loud and clear: You’re at war with the Machine. Otherwise, by the time they wake up, they’ll be old and graying like a lot of us here and too tired to do anything about the situation. The Machine will not stop and for sure they’re going to bankrupt Twitter next. Gab will come after that. At this rate, we will be sharing samizdat with each other through dead drops at trash cans, just like… Read more »

Ed
Ed
Reply to  Captain Willard
1 year ago

Call me crazy but Gab may leave staying power.

Mycale
Mycale
1 year ago

Note how the entire media operation cheered the lawsuit and cheered Tucker getting fired. At first thought, this is totally bizarre. Tucker got fired after a sitting US senator called for him to be fired (likely, this is optics, and he knew about it beforehand, but optics is everything in politics). In a sane world, this sequence of events would send a shudder down the spine of every single person working in the media, for the very simple reason that anything that happens to one of them can happen to all of them. Obviously, though, they are not the same.… Read more »

RealityRules
RealityRules
Reply to  Mycale
1 year ago

“The other media personalities see themselves as members of the regime, and their role is to advance its interests.” That is probably true of the ones who are CIA assets. Those that are of the personality/celebrity persuasion just see themselves as themselves. They’ll do or say anything to be on the globo-homo teleprompter reader desk. They are a part of the regime, but they don’t see it that way. They are Those distinctions are different. You raise a good point about the Senator calling for Tucker’s dismissal. Those were intentional optics that went along perfectly with the, “Americans don’t breed… Read more »

RealityRules
RealityRules
Reply to  RealityRules
1 year ago

“The are just there to be famous, invited to the cloud parties and live a life of status and prestige.” I cut myself off.

Mycale
Mycale
Reply to  RealityRules
1 year ago

If anything, the desire for status makes them even more loyal to the regime and more eager to submit to its authority. After all, the regime gives them all they have and all they want. There is also that lingering cloud in the back of their mind that the regime could take it away at any time.

Xman
Xman
Reply to  Mycale
1 year ago

A “sitting US senator called for him to be fired”? How banal and pedestrian of you.

It wasn’t just any old run-of-the-mill senator, Goy… the Majority Leader and the self-proclaimed “Guardian of Israel” called for Tucker to be fired:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh8rpFTVBuM

Glenfilthie
Glenfilthie
Member
1 year ago

Hrrrrrrrmmmmmmmm.

Another thought occurs, Z. Tucker wasn’t the only one that got sacked. I notice that CNN fired Don Lemon too. What was his crime against the regime? By their standards that boy was the pinnacle of human development: black, gay, and a neoliberal zealot.

Could we be seeing snippets of a bigger picture?

Captain Willard
Captain Willard
Reply to  Glenfilthie
1 year ago

Lemon was a sacrificial squirrel offered to clutter the Tucker headlines. Everyone hated him. His replacement will be worse.

Ostei Kozelskii
Member
Reply to  Captain Willard
1 year ago

I’m guessing his replacement will have a good and proper Ebonic name.

“Birthing persons and genitalmen, please join us here at CNN in welcoming our new evening host, Ja’Meeqkwi’ous Sh@q’wombius Lumpkin, Jr.!”

Mycale
Mycale
Reply to  Glenfilthie
1 year ago

I am willing to believe that Don was fired for more mundane business reasons. He wasn’t a threat to the regime, in fact, he was as you note one of their exemplars. The fact is, he was already demoted and immediately after he made comments afterwards that upset the wine aunts that make up probably 80% of CNN’s audience at this point. So he was on thin ice already, and I am sure Vivek Ramaswamy has more support in the CNN building than Don does. Think of how incompetent you have to be to be a black homosexual working in… Read more »

Gideon
Gideon
Reply to  Glenfilthie
1 year ago

CNN has been losing audience share for years, caught as it is between Fox and MSNBC. Prior network head tried to reverse that by moving further left in an attempt to gain off MSNBC without much success. He’s since departed, and new owners have been purging some of the more strident left-wing commentators. CNN is actually trying to compete for viewers; Fox is prepared to sacrifice them for the reasons Z has outlined.

Glenfilthie
Glenfilthie
Member
1 year ago

Paraphrasing… The story went that a group of Dissidents were sitting around bitching about MSNBC, or maybe it was CNN…and a passing chink fresh of the boat from China stopped to laugh at them. “Why are you guys getting bent out of shape over it? Of COURSE it’s all bullchit! What do you expect? In China we value our inner calm and healthy blood pressure… and we ignore that crap!” I submit that if you haven’t turned off the MSM, you’re not a Dissident. The iron curtain descended 20 years ago. The good news is that now things are going… Read more »

Jannie
Jannie
Reply to  Glenfilthie
1 year ago

Comedy and hilarity served up in rich supply in 2021 when the barefoot beardy Taliban humiliated the regime in style. Never Forget!

MiguelinID
MiguelinID
Reply to  Glenfilthie
1 year ago

I watch PBS News Hour do you don’t have to. It keep me in tune with the Regime Narrative.

Citizen of a Silly Country
Citizen of a Silly Country
1 year ago

Agree that there’s an Iron Curtain, or, more accurately, as Z put in behind the green door piece, we’ve moved to feudal system. What’s very clear now is that the courts, politics and the economy are no longer free nor fair. But that changes the game, not just for us dirt people but for those on the other side of the curtain. Everyone now understands that you can’t win playing by the old CivNat rules. For the dirt people, there’s little choice but peasant uprising (actually taking to the streets and physically challenging the keepers of the system), but I… Read more »

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
Reply to  Citizen of a Silly Country
1 year ago

the all powerful cloud people can’t handle inflation, they can’t sort out the supply chain, they can’t fight a war (proxy or otherwise), they can’t supply energy reliably, etc, etc, etc. oh! and they poisoned virtually every single cadre with the vaxx. yes, they can still harm us when they choose, but the walls of the temple are already crashing down around them – and that they cannot control. they’ve already lost control of the cities, and the latino areas. it won’t be long before each state starts purging the local feds. given that most of the military and nat… Read more »

3g4me
3g4me
Reply to  karl von hungus
1 year ago

karl von hungus: The Whites in the military and national guard take the regime’s paycheck and do its bidding. The vast majority are not potential allies of anyone other than their non-White comrades. The few who had a clue have already gotten out.

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
Reply to  3g4me
1 year ago

there is room for both of us to be right :). taking a paycheck is one thing, shooting your neighbors is another. in any event, if the regime takes the anti-white thing much further, they will expel all the remaining whites from those services.

Oswald Spengler
Oswald Spengler
1 year ago

“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”

Apex Predator
Apex Predator
Reply to  Oswald Spengler
1 year ago

What are you a fed poster?

Did I tell you about the time I got my rear-end pounded out in prison for getting out of line?

I learned my lesson, and I’m a good little worker bee who pays taxes, and I will MAKE SURE nobody on the right shows the SLIGHTEST form of resistance.

Apex Predator
Apex Predator
Reply to  Apex Predator
1 year ago

Ahh yes, sockpuppeting, haven’t seen that in a while. Go “do the thing” then report back here badazz. We will be waiting to hear about your awesome boogaloo resistance. Be sure to do it REALLY soon so you stick out like a sore thumb and can get yourself a comfy cell next to the J6 retards.

Tars Tarkas
Tars Tarkas
Reply to  Oswald Spengler
1 year ago

Those who will not fight when the stakes are low will not fight when the stakes are high.

Maxda
Maxda
Reply to  Oswald Spengler
1 year ago

The guy who said it got his head blown off while riding in a convertible. His brother got blown away in a kitchen.

B125
B125
1 year ago

For what it’s worth, I personally think that Tucker was actually leaning more towards the Dissident side, but walking the line at Fox. He is a normal guy married with kids. Most right wing personalities always have something weird going on in their family life. Mike Rowe is “childfree”, Chris Rufo has an Asian wife, JD Vance has an Indian wife, David French enjoys taking BBC, so does Laura Ingraham, etc. But not Tucker. Just personal guess though. I’ve also met lots of people who seemed like Dissidents but who were actually hardcore Grillers. Maybe Tucker would let us all… Read more »

Glenfilthie
Glenfilthie
Member
Reply to  B125
1 year ago

Absolutely. You get so you can tell who is a true believer, who is being leaned on or manipulated…it will be interesting to see what Tucker does. I will bet dollars to donuts Tucker is tapped into Dissident thought… and realize he is in a very precarious position. In his place I’d seriously consider retirement and obscurity.

Epstein was just a taste of what’s coming down the pipe from our esteemed noble class…

Citizen of a Silly Country
Citizen of a Silly Country
Reply to  B125
1 year ago

Don’t know about that. Somebody posted some excerpts of a Carlson interview with Adam Corrolla. Tucker was full-on colorblind CivNat. He seemed genuinely appalled by the idea of whites thinks and organizing as a group.

Doesn’t make him a bad guy or “gatekeeper,” but that’s the big line between Normie and DR.

Wolf Barney
Wolf Barney
Reply to  Citizen of a Silly Country
1 year ago

Tucker seems passionate about “race is just skin color.” It’s hard to believe he doesn’t know about race realism, but maybe that’s the case. Or he understands, but just thinks society is better going the colorblind route, same as our friend Steve Sailer.

Tucker appears to have that twinkle in his eye when guests like Candace Owens, Jason Whitlock or Larry Elder are on his show like they’re “proving” that blacks can be just like us, if they have fathers and education or whatever.

Glenfilthie
Glenfilthie
Member
Reply to  Citizen of a Silly Country
1 year ago

You have to remember that Tucker is also insulated from race reality by his money and by his community. He’s just been disowned and cancelled by his community… so it will be very interesting to see how things unfold. I won’t be surprised at all if diversity, Darwin and Murphy don’t pay him a visit soon. He’s incurred the wrath of the jews now… so anything is possible.

Vinnyvette
Vinnyvette
Reply to  B125
1 year ago

Matt Walsh has been doxxed, and demonetized at You Tube.
Just saw his clip this morning announcing he’s moving his videos over the Daily Wire website where they will be available free.

Maniac
Maniac
1 year ago

He was the only reason to pay any attention to that Neocon termite mound.

Glenfilthie
Glenfilthie
Member
Reply to  Maniac
1 year ago

Respectfully… no he wasn’t! 😂👍

Evil Sandmich
Evil Sandmich
Reply to  Maniac
1 year ago

On Fedi one of the last honest leftists noted that the sacking of anti0war, anti-globalist Tucker was a loss for the left as everyone else are just corporate mouth pieces. Related, it gets kind of tiresome for people who are afraid to mention anything cross about regime policies at work bash Tucker for not being a full-on public dissident. We’re talking about a regime that is trying to jail an unfavored, wealthy ex-president for nothing yet Carlson was supposed to be able to walk around with no fear? He was doing good as it was.

B125
B125
1 year ago

This is confirmation that the “free market”, idolized by so many conservatives, doesn’t exist. Tucker Carlson was the #1 news show in the nation. Firing Tucker in his prime is like the 2010 Patriots firing Tom Brady and replacing him with a rookie. If the market mattered, advertisers would be clamoring to market their products on his show and Tucker would be sought after by all networks. “We” have known this for a while, but the Tucker case is the first glaring example from the mainstream world. Just build your own satellite network and make your own Fox News if… Read more »

Jannie
Jannie
Reply to  B125
1 year ago

Why Putin Needs To Win, Exhibit 4.223,183…

wendy forward
wendy forward
Reply to  Jannie
1 year ago

Sergei Lavrov shredded at the UN today.

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
Reply to  B125
1 year ago

the situation now is the direct result of all the people voting GOP as “the lesser of two evils”. killing the GOP 50 years ago would have allowed a true opposition party to start. now it’s too late; the entire system has to fail before anything new will be possible.

Vinnyvette
Vinnyvette
Reply to  B125
1 year ago

The free market exists, just not currently in the USSA.

Stranger in a Strange Land
Stranger in a Strange Land
1 year ago

“…What is happening right in front of our eyes is the weaponization of the court system by the regime to suppress dissent’…’
“…In effect an iron curtain is descending across American society…”
Seems a better description would be “has happened” and “has descended”.

RealityRules
RealityRules
1 year ago

They are playing for keeps. As bad as the judiciary is now, it is going to get far worse. In the meantime the First American Triumverate of Bush-II, Clinton, Obama are openly sponsoring flights to disperse migrants all over the United States. Similarly Obama’s new and improved Section 8 is going to work its magic. They just announced a preferred rate for low credit scores and a penalty for high credit scores. The military is fast tracking POC officers. I could go on and on. There are, “moderators”, all over the mainstream dissident right sites now. The things they are… Read more »

RealityRules
RealityRules
Reply to  RealityRules
1 year ago

“The regime dressed itself up …”

Wolf Barney
Wolf Barney
1 year ago

Also banned yesterday, from the seemingly free speech platform Odysee, was the guy who calls himself “Handsome Truth.” He’s been a big target of the ADL lately.

Hemid
Hemid
Reply to  Wolf Barney
1 year ago

He can just change his rap name again.

Jack Dobson
Jack Dobson
1 year ago

“For now, the real power of that iron curtain is that the people on the losing side refuse to believe it is there and instead keep operating under the old rules.” In the case of corrupt dotards such as National Review, they embrace the Iron Curtain. NR never again will be a gatekeeper, but the stooges there are allowed to serve as court stenographers. As to the larger point, the court system in the United States is just as corrupt and trashy as every other aspect of the Regime. I actually think potential litigation was the pretext to sack Tucker… Read more »

KGB
KGB
Reply to  Jack Dobson
1 year ago

Ah yes, the North Koreans once again point the way to our glorious future. It is required, where practicable, to have a speaker in every DPRK home, which cannot be turned off and is used to transmit daily the party line.

This too will become a facet of our sacred democracy. Just give it time.

TomA
TomA
1 year ago

I don’t watch TV (and haven’t in more than 2 decades), so the demise of Fox News is of no consequence to me. But I do understand that normie is going to shit his pants over the firing of his hero Tucker Carlson. He routinely vented and dispersed his anger by raving with Carlson every night, and now that has been taken away, so his anxiety level will soon rise up off the charts. As a result, he will grouse and fart a lot more, but not get off the couch because its the only reality that he knows and… Read more »

Jannie
Jannie
Reply to  TomA
1 year ago

Taliban did it. Afrikaaners in SA are looking to do it now. US gov resembles the ANC more and more.

usNthem
usNthem
1 year ago

Since the legal system is now a complete joke for normal people, and any trial in the high profile category will almost assuredly be adjudicated in favor of darkness, it’s a wonder that Rittenhouse beat the rap – but most likely only because he didn’t happen to off any joggers. However, he is being sued in civil court, so his life can still be made a living hell. It’s just unbelievable just how corrupt the federal government has become in all facets – or at least how blindingly obvious it’s become – to more and more people. I guess they… Read more »

Whitney
Member
Reply to  usNthem
1 year ago

A friend of mine described her inlaws yesterday as “Narrative normie talking dolls”

Tired Citizen
Tired Citizen
Reply to  usNthem
1 year ago

Rittenhouse only beat the rap because everything was captured on extensive video and he didn’t shoot a sacred cow (like you mention). Had he shot one of the future engineers the negro violence brigades would have been unleashed on the jurors and the judge and forced them into the “right decision”.

Eloi
Eloi
Reply to  Tired Citizen
1 year ago

Yup – those are the two conditions. One lacking: you are in jail. Note the jogger case. Clearly they were being attacked – on video. But they were attacked by the sacred cow.

VLaw
VLaw
Reply to  usNthem
1 year ago

Rittenhouse benefited as well from having a white male judge. It matters a lot more than normie will admit, but still is no guarantee.

Bartleby the Scrivner
Bartleby the Scrivner
1 year ago

The post and comments beg a question.

If lawfare is the tool that will continue to be used to crush the dirt people, what is a viable solution/counter to it?

I tend to alternate/parallel societies. I would like to know what others think.

And I agree whole heartedly with Thgref.

Chet Rollins
Chet Rollins
Reply to  Bartleby the Scrivner
1 year ago

> If lawfare is the tool that will continue to be used to crush the dirt people, what is a viable solution/counter to it?

Stuff that can’t be posted here.

Maxda
Maxda
Reply to  Chet Rollins
1 year ago

Yep. They all have home addresses.

Bartleby the Scrivner
Bartleby the Scrivner
Reply to  Chet Rollins
1 year ago

99

My thoughts also.

Sorry for lifting that rock.

I simply appreciate the thinking of this group. I don’t know if the commenters here know just how helpful the thoughts and ideas are to people on this side.

It’s helpful to know I’m not a voice in the wilderness.

3g4me
3g4me
Reply to  Bartleby the Scrivner
1 year ago

Bartleby the Scrivner: It’s also heartening to see one’s own POV shared and better espoused. I do not watch tv, but my husband watched Tucker. When I read of his firing (from a comment here yesterday morning) I knew the regime was tightening the controls. Whatever ostensible reason given, Carlson touched on untouchable narratives – Jan6, fortified elections, legitimacy of the regime. A line has been drawn. Most people don’t read, so blogs are still a refuge for now, but personally I expect to see more of those to disappear as well. People give up heart, or have their families… Read more »

Compsci
Compsci
Reply to  3g4me
1 year ago

3g4me. It is a matter of priorities where time and resources are always scarce. Blogs will, I fear, soon be next for intimidation and therefore effectively shut down. The only question for me is when and how.

c matt
c matt
Reply to  Bartleby the Scrivner
1 year ago

The USSR fell under the weight of “we pretend to work; they pretend to pay us.” They have been pretending to pay us for decades now. We should do our part.

Jannie
Jannie
Reply to  c matt
1 year ago

Was about to bring up the USSR. I well remember in 1989 that it was this untouchable behemoth – and then all of a sudden mulleted Deutschers in snow-washed denim were smashing down their wall.

Here’s a more recent example: last year’s protests in China led to massive rollback of COVID restrictions. A massive, non-violent protest movement can effect change. There doesn’t have to be revolutionary violence.

Chet Rollins
Chet Rollins
1 year ago

The interesting part of what happens when every media outlet is so separated from a large portion of the population, from FOX all the way down the conservative streaming personalities, that the only alternative is late-Soviet era relentless cynicism to all media, or surrender to the new order and just going along with the lunacy. Cable news is going off into the sunset along with the elderly demographic, but the big online players that will replace them are just as benign and useless, in many ways even more so. Walsh, the only remotely useful guy in the Daily Wire, will… Read more »

David Wright
Member
Reply to  Chet Rollins
1 year ago

As far as Walsh it won’t take three years. The last week alone has been a full blitzkreig on him. Demonetized(and eventually cancelled) on Youtube. Hijacked his Twitter account and now access to all DMs , emails and texts also. Either he caves or he will be destroyed.

I still have strong memories of The Purge of Sobran, Buchanan and Francis. History is rhyming again.

Barnard
Barnard
Reply to  David Wright
1 year ago

Tucker and Walsh would have been considered moderates in that era. The window of acceptability keeps moving left.

Eloi
Eloi
Reply to  Barnard
1 year ago

Absolutely. So many seem to think that getting a bud light VP temporarily reassigned is winning. TPTB have pushed so far to the extremes that the occasional blip or pushback is nothing compared to how far they have pushed their agenda.

Compsci
Compsci
Reply to  Eloi
1 year ago

Yep, local radio raving about their success (in boycott) whereas this latest incident is a minor setback for Budweiser and as mentioned, given Bud’s reaction via their marketing VP—no firing, not a repudiation of their policy of “wokeness” and acceptance of the trannie agenda.

This incident will blow over because Joe Normie is not yet awake—and likely never will be woken.

RealityRules
RealityRules
Reply to  Chet Rollins
1 year ago

Interesting. I did not realize he is being purged. It isn’t for his tranny heresy. It is for his willingness to openly discuss the plight of the American Kulaks. There is a clamp down on the mainstream dissident right sites right now and that is what gets the eye of Sauron and his censors fixed. What I wouldn’t give to have the WEF mind reader output of Knowles the good Catholic and Walsh the good Protestant (true?) right now. We are witnessing the realization of the great fallacy of classical liberalism – being a successful merchant alone as the primary… Read more »

Outdoorspro
Outdoorspro
Reply to  RealityRules
1 year ago

“It also shows how wrong Rand was.”

I’ve been thinking along those lines for quite some time. it really is uncanny how accurately she described the “bad guys”. People like Fauci, Biden, Hannity, etc seem to come right out of her books. They are practically caricatures of her characters.

You are right though, I haven’t seen any of her “good guy” characters showing up yet. I wonder if they ever really existed, or was it just wishful thinking on her part?

RealityRules
RealityRules
Reply to  Outdoorspro
1 year ago

I don’t think they showed up, was my point. If I recall correctly, they all dropped out and ran away. It is more a tragic documentary (premonition) than a tale of heroism. Isn’t it astounding what ballsy, gritty men sailed and mapped the globe, settled untamed continents and yes, conquered them, and in just a couple of generations have completely given up and been conquered? I see San Jose is taking down the statues of Fallon. There is a picture of two burly white construction workers taking down the celebration of their great grandfathers grand victory. It is one of… Read more »

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
Reply to  RealityRules
1 year ago

well, the hero industrialists withdrew their talents and set up an alternative society (at least the beginnings of one) – more than ran away.

our current lown world seems like a good setting for the sequel to Atlas Shrugged.

Compsci
Compsci
Reply to  RealityRules
1 year ago

The actually ending (IIRC) was a collapse of the established State into “darkness”—massive power grid failure with no ability to repair or work around, because no knowledgeable men remained in the society to prop up the government hacks who controlled the country. The names mentioned above are a good, present day, representation of the mediocre “yes men” that thrived in Rand’s hypothetical society. It was a good read for the time, but implicitly assumed a White ethno-State. We now have a different variable in the mix—minority majority of the populace and the accompanying decline of those superior intellectual industrialists Rand… Read more »

Arshad Ali
Arshad Ali
1 year ago

Phenomenally insightful essay. Just change “afront” to “affront” and delete this comment of mine.

Dinodoxy
Dinodoxy
1 year ago

It seams to me that the Fox settlement was more a case of that entity finding an excuse to do what ots directors wanted it to do all along. They have the resources to drag this out for decades, and the amount sought for damages was completely laughable. The further in time from 2020 we get, the heat of that moment lessens. Eventually Fox would have won. But they didn’t want to win. Fox was never a “right-wing” outlet, contrary to leftwing propaganda. They were always aligned with the establishment – with a tabloid style that attracted people put off… Read more »

Maxda
Maxda
Reply to  Dinodoxy
1 year ago

They also had the opportunity to destroy Dominion’s credibility in the discovery process – and declined. It’s not a lawsuit that would ever have been brought to a fair court if it was truly contested.

Compsci
Compsci
Reply to  Maxda
1 year ago

Dominion, albeit I agree that machine tabulation as they provide it, is dangerous and should therefore be changed/eliminated, is not the methodology/reason of the last two election frauds. Quite simply, it was the old technique of ballot stuffing coupled with voter suppression that did the trick. Here in AZ, the ballots have been counted over and over and give the same result. It is the validity of these ballots that are in question, and that question can not be answered once the ballots have been placed into the process (into the pile of “good” ballots). So, with one exception, all… Read more »

Woodpecker
Woodpecker
Reply to  Compsci
1 year ago

This. We had blocked windows in the counting stations, drop-boxes, late ballots, video of suitcases pulled out from under tables, observers sent home with counting restarted after midnight. There’s no need to *any* of that stuff if the steal was electronic. Yet despite all that evidence, it was supposedly Dominion? And, miscounting leaves an audit trail, but ballots, by the nature of the secret ballot, are inauditable. Ballot stuffing is the safe way, ballot stuffing is what the evidence says, yet all the talk was of ‘Dominion?’. Sounds like a distraction. Naturally Trump, with his unerring knack for political appointment,… Read more »

Arshad Ali
Arshad Ali
Reply to  Dinodoxy
1 year ago

‘Fox was never a “right-wing” outlet, contrary to leftwing propaganda.’

Agreed. It was a fake right designed to misdirect people disgruntled with the status quo into an alternative that was not really an alternative. And Carlson was probably fake right. Anglin is the real thing — but he’s beyond the pale.

pgt beauregard
pgt beauregard
Reply to  Arshad Ali
1 year ago

Will money actually change hands in the Fox/Dominion settlement?

Maybe not.

Maybe the settlement was just another “kill the chicken to scare the monkeys” event.

“Normie, dont even think of challenging the official narrative. You see what happened to Fox News; they had to pay a billion dollars to Dominion.”

Id be surprised if any money actually changes hands, except maybe to the lawyers.

Alzaebo
Reply to  pgt beauregard
1 year ago

Blackrock/Vanguard have a substantial stake in both Dominion and Fox, so you’re probably right.

3g4me
3g4me
Reply to  Alzaebo
1 year ago

Alzaebo: Another reason I always come to Zblog – someone always brings up something I failed to consider.

Thanks.

Alzaebo
Reply to  Alzaebo
1 year ago

Too kind, madam, the credit goes to pgt beauregard.

Come to think of it, one hand washing the other would mean that Murdoch’s Cloud standing would be the main priority, wouldn’t it? Our Dirt world means nothing, nothing at all to the lofty ones.

I lament reading Taki’s dish on the truly rich, as he sneers at these noveau poseurs. The old families had humility, decency, and class- that’s the appreciation borne of living through the occasional real insurrection, I suppose.

RDittmar
Member
1 year ago

Zombies from Conservative Inc think it is due to Tucker using mean words that hurt their feelings.

I saw a link to this a-hole Geraghty earlier today before I read your post and I have to say that however much you loathe these back-stabbing p*****s and cucks at National Review, they always manage somehow to take it to the next level!

Dinodoxy
Dinodoxy
Reply to  RDittmar
1 year ago

Every time I think that i can’t possibly despise them more, they prove me wrong.

Stranger in a Strange Land
Stranger in a Strange Land
Reply to  Dinodoxy
1 year ago

It’s Big Media / School Marm way of saying: “hold my beer”.

Neoliberal Feudalism
1 year ago

Very solid post today, Zman. “For my friends, everything; for my enemies, the law”, said Peruvian dictator Óscar R. Benavides – a message the establishment has taken to heart. Frivolous lawsuits called “lawfare” is used to silence dissent, a broad term which also includes conspiracies to battle state election reform legislation. Targets of lawfare include the organizers of the Charlottesville rally and more than 1,000 people who attended the January 6 rally; defendants go bankrupt trying to defend themselves even if they are found not guilty, the FBI destroys exculpatory evidence, and often judges and juries are biased with D.C.… Read more »

Neoliberal Feudalism
Reply to  Neoliberal Feudalism
1 year ago

Re: Tucker, my gut says its bad that the last populist on cable TV talking to the dumb boomers has been silenced, but I don’t feel that bad about it. The top execs at Fox are far-leftist shitlibs — including the Murdoch sons — and this was always just going to be a matter of time. I generally prefer it when someone or something’s reputation matches up with reality, and the sad fact is that Fox let Tucker build up audience trust during the off-season in order to turn the screw and cash in on the accumulated reputational capital during… Read more »

Tired Citizen
Tired Citizen
Reply to  Neoliberal Feudalism
1 year ago

“Now the boomers can understand Fox is corrupted and controlled just like all the others and hopefully they’ll stop putting their faith in it.”

Yeah, and normie will “wake up” too.

In other news, I have this bridge to sell you…

Carl B.
Carl B.
1 year ago

It’s a Hard Rain gonna fall. The DR may as well scratch X’s into their foreheads a la the Manson Family. The Leviathan has proscribed us with prejudice from “polite society.”

All hail the Leviathan.

jan
jan
1 year ago

Tucker fired from FOX is a glass half full situation. He’s now officially martyred and millions of fans will follow him to whatever platform he deems to use next. Rogan’s spotify deal will be dwarfed. Shutting Tucker up by canceling him from FOX is almost as brilliant (read: short sighted) a plan as FedGov1911’s attempt to impoverish Rockefeller by breaking up Standart Oil.

(((They))) Live
(((They))) Live
Reply to  jan
1 year ago

He might just walk away, he was making something like 10 million a year, it’s not like he needs the money

Of course he could enter politics

Maxda
Maxda
Reply to  (((They))) Live
1 year ago

Instantly the primo choice for VP if Trump or DeSantis win the nomination. Watching him debate Kamala would be fun.

Outdoorspro
Outdoorspro
Reply to  Maxda
1 year ago

He has something like five kids, right? I can’t imagine anyone with even a shred of love for his kids, who would be willing to put them (and a wife that he actually loves) through a Presidential campaign.

Vinnyvette
Vinnyvette
Reply to  Outdoorspro
1 year ago

Maybe Carlson loves his country, and his kids enough to leave it better FOR his kids.

Alzaebo
Reply to  Maxda
1 year ago

“Watching him debate Kamala would be fun.”

Hahahaha! Thanks for the sorely needed laugh!

Neon_Bluebeard
Neon_Bluebeard
Reply to  Maxda
1 year ago

We have all seen the last presidential or vice presidential debate. They won’t do them anymore… why should they in the era of ballot harvesting? Only voters pay attention to debates… ballots just care about being counted.

Maxda
Maxda
Reply to  Neon_Bluebeard
1 year ago

The day after Kennedy enter the Democratic race, the DNC announced that there wouldn’t be primary debates.

Wolf Barney
Wolf Barney
Reply to  jan
1 year ago

The divide keeps widening. Since cable news is part of the regime media, it’s good to see it damaged with Tucker’s firing. I hope he goes the alternative online route rather than signing on with Newsmax or OAN or something.

Dumb boomer conservatives tend to trust cable news over online independent sources. Shaking up their ossified views would be good to see, along with the cancellation of millions of cable subscriptions.

Compsci
Compsci
Reply to  jan
1 year ago

Jan, who are Tucker’s followers? TV viewers. If they were Internet savvy, they’d have woken up years ago. Will they follow Tucker if his only reach is the reach is now through the internet? We shall see.

Maxda
Maxda
1 year ago

Maybe I’m too far gone on blackpills but… I see it the other way around. Fox settled that lawsuit rather than fight because they might have won and uncovered all kinds of things in the discovery process.

Getting that close to the truth of our election scams scared everyone involved. So they “settled” for a big amount which will be drastically reduced later, and used it as an excuse to clean house.

Thgref
Thgref
1 year ago

Part of it is treating dc and certain areas as enemy occupied territory. Your relatives and friends who vote dem are to be shunned. Ruin family events and make it clear you are not on their side and their son or whatever can go die to spread trannyism is ukraine or wherever. Your time and effort is spent with your ideological fellows. There can be no dialog with your ideological opponents at this point especially awfls who would sell you out I a heartbeat for likes and the right to kill their children. If you must forgo all economic activity… Read more »

Chet Rollins
Chet Rollins
Reply to  Thgref
1 year ago

If I remember right, with Douglass Mackey, their juristiction was based on the nutty idea that some of his bits crossed fiber optics cables in New York. This goes beyond nutty to dark farce. And even without the judges nudging the jury (a travesty in itself), you know the average person in these hellholes will rubber stamp whatever the regime wants,

The final nail will be a high profile case where there’s a holdout in the jury for one of the kangaroo trials, and the full force of the state decidsd to come crashing down on him as a lesson.

Jack Dobson
Jack Dobson
Reply to  Chet Rollins
1 year ago

Jurors are routinely doxxed now. This is particularly the case when a white man embraces his inner evil and defends himself against death at the hands of Shitavious. You may have a right to a trial by jurors of your peers, but you do not have the right to a fair trial any longer. I’ve seen stats that indicate the Soviets and Saddam’s jurists had lower conviction rates than is the case with the federal system in the United States.

Ploppy
Ploppy
Reply to  Jack Dobson
1 year ago

And every good liberal would answer that like an honest Cardassian: “Our 100% conviction rate is because we only have trials for the guilty, to try the innocent would be unfair.”

Compsci
Compsci
Reply to  Ploppy
1 year ago

I get your snark, but really the situation is that most all crimes are waaay overcharged. For example, the 16 (or 32 counts?) against Trump for payoffs or campaign fraud—whatever—were from the same act as in multiple payments, which is typical. Hell when I retired, the State owed me unused sick leave that they paid off over three years. When you’re a working stiff, you can’t afford to fight such bullshit charges and an offer of a plea deal seems like a godsend—probation for copping to a reduced plea—even if innocent. And of course, a “Tyrone” gets off with probation… Read more »